Lexology PRO | European Union, France, Global, etc. | 29 Sep 2023
EU lawmakers provisionally agree to ban greenwashing, California is suing five of the world’s largest oil companies for environmental damage, and France promises to cut emissions by 55% by 2030 – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Africa, European Union, Global, etc. | 27 Sep 2023
Could levies on “high carbon” assets or exemptions for “green” products help drive sustainability at the heart of global investment choices, or just open the door to more greenwashing?
Lexology PRO | European Union, Global, Hong Kong, etc. | 15 Sep 2023
California’s senate passes a landmark emissions reporting law, a corporate sustainability body restructures to save credibility, and African leaders call for a global carbon tax - plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany, Norway, etc. | 13 Sep 2023
The ECB has called for a faster green transition and early investment to meet the Paris Agreement targets, and warns that the current rate of change will put economies at risk.
ENSafrica | Kenya | 15 Aug 2023
During his opening speech at the Africa Energy Forum (June 2023), President Ruto spoke about Kenya's journey towards achieving its ambitious…
ENSafrica | Africa, Burundi, Egypt, etc. | 13 Aug 2023
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is joining forces with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to advance the implementation of the…
Norton Rose Fulbright | Global | 3 Aug 2023
International arbitration is likely to be an important dispute-resolution mechanism for climate-change disputes in the future, but recent developments under two multilateral instruments point in a different direction for now. This article explores the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Energy Charter Treaty, and sets out recent changes under these instruments.
Bird & Bird LLP | Global | 28 Jul 2023
It is widely recognised that owners and operators of hotels and leisure assets need to identify and improve ESG performance. In this article, we look…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, European Union, etc. | 30 Jun 2023
The ISSB launches its final Sustainability Standards, the world temperature exceeds the 1.5⁰C limit for the first time, and Singapore details its route to phase out coal-fired power plants – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Brazil, etc. | 16 Jun 2023
Greenwashing in ads comes under scrutiny by the UK ASA, Australia urges businesses to raise the bar on ESG compliance, and the landmark ISSB global standards are around the corner – plus other key updates.